Posted in Breakfast, Snacks, Swahili

Mahamri

Mahamri,a classic Swahili snack.

Its light,sweet, a common accompaniment for tea or coffee in many Kenyan and Tanzanian homes. Try our recipe,let us know,because its addictive!

Ingredients

3 cups plain wheat flour

1/2 tablespoon instant yeast

6 tablespoons sugar

1 and half cup warm water

2 tablespoon oil

Method

  • Mix all ingredients together in a mixing bowl and knead the dough very well(a mixer can save you the hassle with amazing result)
  • cover and let rise for 40 minutes to 1 hour(do not exceed to avoid over fermentation)
  • Roll your dough about 1 inch thick-too flat and  the mahamri will not be nice and soft
  • Cut the rolled out dough into triangular shapes,the size is to your preference
  • Heat oil in a pan;enough to deep fry till hot
  • Deep fry both sides till golden brown
  • Serve and enjoy
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